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Spotlight on Lucca

Spotlight on Lucca

Meet Lucca: The VPD Victim Services Unit, Justice Facility Dog. As a PADS dog (Pacific Assistance Dog Society), Lucca has been trained to provide a calming presence, a healthy distraction in moments of distress, and encourage and promote healthy communication throughout troubling times for victims. In […]

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A Good Night Out For Everyone

Good Night Out was created to raise awareness of consent culture and the links between alcohol consumption and sexual aggression. The organization’s mission is to see a cultural shift in Vancouver’s arts, culture and nightlife and to provide safer nights out for all. Based on a […]

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Lunch With The Chief

Lunch with the Chief is an important initiative that connects residents of the Downtown Eastside with Chief Constable Adam Palmer as well as many senior members of the VPD. It has helped to build strong bridges between the police and the DTES and has seen the […]

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Access, Recreation and Culture (ARC)

Access, Recreation and Culture (ARC)

Funded in part by the Vancouver Police Foundation, the Access, Recreation and Culture (ARC) program engages Indigenous youth who have an interest in criminal justice. Developed for youth aged 14 to 19, the 10-week program establishes a positive connection with the Vancouver Police Department, as well […]

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Taking care of Mental Health

The VPD Peer Support Unit held an event called “Behind the Badge” on October 21st at the Justice Institute of BC. It was the first time the VPD has hosted a learning event on mental health for the spouses/significant others of sworn members. Support from the […]

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Vancouver Police Officer one of World’s Top 40 under 40

Vancouver Police Officer one of World’s Top 40 under 40

For the second year in a row, a Vancouver Police officer has been chosen as one of the world’s top 40 law enforcement professionals under the age of 40. Recipients of this prestigious award, given by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, demonstrate leadership and […]

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VPD Police Athletic League (PAL) Soccer Tournament

VPD Police Athletic League (PAL) Soccer Tournament

“Sports has the power to change the world…it speaks to youth in a language they understand…” – Nelson Mandela The Vancouver Police Athletic League (PAL) helps to promote good lifestyle choices for youth as well as to showcase the important lessons of teamwork and sport that […]

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Seniors’ Health & Safety Fair

Seniors’ Health & Safety Fair

Article Submitted by: Constables Aida Rodriguez, Rita Raj, and Julie Gilmore The Seniors Health and Safety Fair was very well received by the community. We had presenters ranging from our Financial Crime Unit to the Alzheimer’s Society. We were able to bring together many organizations and […]

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Seniors’ Health & Safety Fair 2018

The Vancouver Police Foundation is proud to sponsor this year’s VPD Senior Health & Safety Fair. There will be no cost for attendees – information on Seniors Centres and Networks, Elder Abuse, Personal Safety, Health, and Diversity. Thursday, July 19, 2018 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. […]

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Here4Peers Celebrates a Successful Pilot Year

Here4Peers Celebrates a Successful Pilot Year

The Vancouver Police Foundation Funded Here4Peers Mental Health Literacy Program held its first annual Celebration Ceremony on June 12th. Here4Peers Facilitators and Adult Mentors of all 3 trained high schools: David Thompson, Killarney, and Vancouver Technical, came together to share experiences, celebrate their many achievements, and […]

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